Chabrier Peloubet 8-Keyed Flute

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Description (Brief)
This flute was made by Chabrier Peloubet in New York, New York around 1836 to 1881. It is an 8-keyed flute made of rosewood with silver ferrules, keys, and embouchure plate. This flute is stamped:

C. PELOUBET [/] NEW-YORK [/] 1249 [//] C. PELOUBET [/] NEW-YORK [/] FACTORY AT [/] BLOOMFIELD [/] N.J.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1836-1881
unspecified
Vaughn Jr., E. Douglas
maker
Peloubet, Chabrier
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
rosewood (overall material)
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 66.8 cm; x 26 5/16 in
overall: 26 1/4 in x 1 5/8 in; 66.675 cm x 4.1275 cm
ID Number
MI.66.199
catalog number
66.199
accession number
272025
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Flutes
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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